All posts by Sam Draut

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  • Duncan may walk away from lasting legacy

    By Matthew Shircliffe– Two years ago in the NBA Finals, the San Antonio Spurs took down defending champions, the Miami Heat, and after the game, Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard went over to coach Gregg Popovich, hugged him...

    • Posted May 14, 2016
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    Lacrosse falls to Northwestern in NCAAs

    By Sam Draut– Lacrosse coach Kellie Young emphasized to her team throughout the year the importance of playing a complete 60 minutes. In the first round of the NCAA tournament against 10th-ranked Northwestern, the Cardinals fell behind 3-0...

    • Posted May 13, 2016
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    Golfer Olivia Cason works her way to NCAA Championship

    By Sam Draut– The spring season for U of L women’s golfer Olivia Cason didn’t begin as well as she would have liked, but the Owensboro, Ky. native will end the season where no Cardinal freshman has...

    • Posted May 13, 2016
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    U of L Business Alumni training Derby favorite

    By Sam Draut & Kyeland Jackson — Former U of L soccer player Jack Sisterson graduated from the College of Business as an equine business major and has now reached the pinnacle of horse racing as Nyquist,...

    • Posted May 6, 2016
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    Cason paces women’s golf in opening round of NCAAs

    By Sam Draut– The U of L women’s golf team shot eight-over-par in the first of three rounds of the NCAA Bryan Regional and finished the day tied for 10th.  Olivia Cason had the best day of play for the five-member...

    • Posted May 5, 2016
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  • Women’s golf prepares for NCAA Championship

    By Sam Draut– After six top-five finishes including victories in the Cardinal Cup and Battle of the Bluegrass State, the  women’s golf team was selected for its third consecutive NCAA Regional appearance. Louisville is one of 18...

    • Posted May 2, 2016
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    Editorial: Moving statue does not erase history

    By Sam Draut– I’ll preface all this by saying I’m white and privileged. I grew up in a classic suburban setting, void of racial degradation and prejudices directed toward me. As a I child, I went on occasional trips to...

    • Posted May 2, 2016
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    Protestors form around Confederate monument

    By Sam Draut– Hours after U of L and city officials announced the removal of the Confederate monument on Third Street, a handful of protesters formed around the statue in the night. One protester held a poster reading “Racist...

    • Posted April 29, 2016
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  • Mayor Greg Fischer announces the removal of the monument.
    U of L and city to remove Confederate monument

    By Sam Draut– City workers began dismantling the highly controversial Confederate monument on the north end of U of L’s Belknap campus Friday. The 70-foot monument faces north and commemorates Confederate soldiers who fought in the Civil...

    • Posted April 29, 2016
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  • "Sheldon Rankins (no. 98) leaves the field quietly following a loss in a regular season game for the University of Louisville VS FSU on 10-30-14 in Louisville, Kentucky at Papa Johns Cardinal Stadium."
    Rankins selected in the first round of NFL Draft

    By Sam Draut– Sheldon Rankins, one of the key contributors in U of L’s top-25 ranked defense, was selected 12th overall by the New Orleans Saints in the 2016 NFL Draft. The defense tackle/defensive end is the fifth Cardinal selected...

    • Posted April 28, 2016
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